Sunday , February , 25 2018

A Local List of Heritage Assets for Carlisle District

Carlisle District has over 1,500 listed buildings, however, there are many other heritage assets of architectural, historic or archaeological interest throughout the District that do not meet the strict criteria for national designation.  Nonetheless make a significant contribution to the historic environment and sense of place.

Carlisle City Council recognises the valuable contribution that these assets make to the historic environment.  We are working with local communities, together we aim to: develop a set of selection criteria to help identify these locally important heritage assets; and compile and maintain a Local List, which will in time be available on this webpage. 

A Local List will help to highlight those places which local communities feel to be worthy of preserving when it comes to drawing up Neighbourhood Plans or when planning applications for specific sites are being considered.

A pilot Phase is underway

Officers are working with community groups and volunteers in Denton Holme and Warwick Bridge to compile a Local List for these areas.  The pilot phase will allow the procedures to be adapted where necessary. 


How to propose a heritage asset?

If you believe that your suggested heritage asset meets any of the selection criteria, please complete the nomination form attached and return to the Heritage Officer, Carlisle City Council.  Alternatively, a nomination can be submitted online using the downloadable form on this page.


It is important that as much information as possible is supplied about the site, including an up to date photograph.  Please try to consider how your nominations fit with one or more of the criteria listed above.

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